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Navigating Troubled Waters

In these times of uncertainty relating to the current health and economic crisis, the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce is putting together weekly Q&A's with industry leaders in an interactive platform allowing members to raise concerns and seek advice. 

In the first of these series, the panel will comprise CCIQ Economist and Policy Advisor, Jack Baxter, who will talk about help available for businesses and MinterEllison Gold Coast Partner, Kerry Gibb, who is a specialist in employment law. Kerry will discuss employee matters during this time.

Join us on Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00am to 12:00pm for our first Zoom Webinar. Free for members to participate.

(If you have recently signed up for our Free Business Support Membership offer, we will ask the Board to approve these memberships prior to April 15 so that our new members may register for this webinar).

Jack Baxter
Economist & Policy Advisor

Jack has a passion for, and proven experience in the fields of economics and financial markets. Leveraging knowledge and experience has assisted in Jack's current role as an Economic Policy Advisor with the CCIQ.

Having gained experience through a small business in Townsville, Jack understands the specific set of challenges faced in the private sector. Jack now advocated for government policy that is effective, efficient and delivers clear benefits for Queensland's small and medium enterprises. With a collaborate approach, Jack aims to ensure the interests of business owners at a local and regional level are heard in all relevant policy forums.


Kerry Gibb
MinterEllison Gold Coast

Kerry is a Special Counsel and heads up the Human Resources and Industrial Relations (HR&IR) practice group.  Kerry has significant experience in all areas of employment law in both the public and private sector.

Kerry is a valued advisor to a variety of clients across a range of industries, including construction, education, medical, aeronautical, retail, franchising, finance, media and publishing, not-for-profit, tourism, manufacturing, sport, hospitality, and professional services.

Kerry assists clients by providing day-to-day advice, preparing and implementing contracts, policies and procedures, assisting in the resolution of disputes at both workplace and tribunal level and conducting investigations.  Clients rely on Kerry as their 'sounding board' and to provide advice and guidance when strategic direction is needed for problematic workplace matters requiring innovative solutions.

Kerry is an advocate of alternative dispute resolution, and is known for her commercial approach to workplace challenges and her ability to resolve disputes creatively without resorting to costly litigation.

Kerry is the only Nationally Accredited Specialist (Workplace Relations) on the Gold Coast, and one of only 17 in Queensland.

It's free for members to take part.

Register now to be given access to the webinar link!

Venue:Zoom Meeting
Wednesday 15th April 2020
Starting:11:00 AM



PO Box 3918, Robina Town Centre, Gold Coast 4230